Brightwaters, New South Wales

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
New South Wales
Population 876 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 800/km2 (2,060/sq mi)
Established 1859
Postcode(s) 2264
Area 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Location 6 km (4 mi) E of Morisset
LGA(s) City of Lake Macquarie
Parish Morisset
State electorate(s) Lake Macquarie
Federal Division(s) Charlton
Suburbs around Brightwaters:
Bonnells Bay Bonnells Bay Yarrawonga Park
Bonnells Bay Brightwaters Mirrabooka
Windermere Park Lake Macquarie

Brightwaters is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia on a peninsula east of the town of Morisset on the western shore of Lake Macquarie.


Early industries were tinned fish and sugar cane. A sugar cane mill was built, but it was destroyed by a bushfire in 1875. A post office was opened in 1963 and closed in 1979.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Brightwaters". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°05′53″S 151°32′06″E / 33.098°S 151.535°E / -33.098; 151.535